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Gwynn Falls Run Storm Sewer

In Urban Exploration - Drains/Sewers by Ronnie K

| Gwynn’s Run Culvert | Gywnn’s Falls Run Tunnel | Buried / Covered Gwynn’s Falls Run | Tucked away and forgotten in a wooded area of a park, lies a unique and quite rare tunnel outfall / culvert. With a build date of 1829, this structure is listed in the Maryland Historical Trust Archives. This tunnel system was yet again …

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CSO / SSO #72 | Widowmaker’s Purge |

In Urban Exploration - Drains/Sewers by Ronnie K

Behold the infamous “SSO #72”, the systems most loathesome of all purge points. It’s the sewers and residents of the city’s North East corridor, second chance and hope, during times of heavy precipitation. It was cutting edge at its time and for the time being still serves its purpose well. It sits approximately 200 meters deep inside of the Jenkins …

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M.J.MM Storm Sewer

In Urban Exploration - Drains/Sewers by Ronnie K

Drains McMechen respectively, including Mosher and John. Was relieved by Druid Hill/ North Avenue Intercepter. It varies in size from an arched culvert 12 feet wide and 15 feet high to a circle 4 feet 6 inches in diameter. Drains out the Rutters Run Lateral. An old, forgotten, buried yet ever present stream. Extensive system with 2 significant junction chambers. …

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North Avenue and Druid Hill Avenue Storm Sewer

In Urban Exploration - Drains/Sewers by Ronnie K

West side Storm Sewer Interceptor Large interceptor storm sewer drain system built to drain out an area that was known to have many small streams and springs. A 2 fold problem existed, the old Druid Hill Avenue storm sewer was of insufficient capacity and the old McMechen Street Drain was already at over capacity. 2.1 meter (7 ft) oval , …

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Photography Consents Are Real

In Life by Ronnie K1 Comment

What made this experience/scenario unique was the truth behind the photo and the velocity of a key number of consecutive events. The same day I received my passing results from NCLEX-RN , received my license and found that my mugshot, cloaked in a cap and gown, was on the front page of my college’s website titled “I Succeeded at Harford”. …

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Jenkins Run Drain

In Urban Exploration - Drains/Sewers by Ronnie K

Jenkins Run Stream is an old practically forgotten underground urban stream, covered over and buried in culvert, over a period of 30 years. Now Jenkins Run Storm sewer is responsible for draining Jenkins Run Stream, Carter Alley Stream and a large impermeable area, with many small lateral drains. A a remarkable interceptor, with a robust history that is not even …

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Princess Drain

In Adventure, Urban Exploration - Drains/Sewers by Ronnie K0 Comments

The Princess Drain featuring a brick laden flume chamber. So low key and easy to access, with curbside parking and a 3 meter hike. Even a princess wearing high heels, while taking a selfie could access. Hence the name Princess Drain. It even has slots built into the walls, to place your lamps for exposure shots.It is a sizable storm …

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Found the Light, at the End of the Tunnel

In Adventure, Life by Ronnie K

There is a certain psychology or piece of the human experience that correlates with the idea of pushing forward to “the Light at the end of the tunnel“. Let me explain, this is the proverbial idiomatic light, where in your working towards a goal, and the goal is near. Or the actual rays of sunlight, seen during the evacuation stage …